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Old 07-31-2017, 07:05 PM
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I just googled and didn't find any footprints, but what beautiful birds. I'm so very sorry for your loss.


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Old 07-31-2017, 07:28 PM
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Hello. Thank you for sharing.
And thank you for giving me a wonderful idea. May I steal it, please? My bird is 33 this year, and I have long searched and wondered about a suitable tat. Nothing ever seemed quite right, but a foot print... wonderful. Intimate, loving, yet so playful.
May I use your idea?

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Just right up there on the shoulder, as if left by a perching bird, I think...
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Old 07-31-2017, 08:10 PM
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In the interest of historical accuracy, would there also be a tattoo of a "boon" running down the shoulder? Bite print on arm?
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Old 07-31-2017, 10:11 PM
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Ms. 'Enne... that would be perfect, wouldn't it?????
My imagination is running wild...
We love them so much... even their abuse and poop.
This thread really has me sad, and misty, and smiling, all at once.
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Old 07-31-2017, 10:56 PM
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Quote: Originally Posted by GaleriaGila View Post
Hello. Thank you for sharing.
And thank you for giving me a wonderful idea. May I steal it, please? My bird is 33 this year, and I have long searched and wondered about a suitable tat. Nothing ever seemed quite right, but a foot print... wonderful. Intimate, loving, yet so playful.
May I use your idea?

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Just right up there on the shoulder, as if left by a perching bird, I think...


I had also recently been thinking of this as my next tattoo, although I was thinking a set of tiny footprints running up my arm. I think it's a beautiful idea regardless and a tattoo that is very meaningful.


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Re: Grieving a loss

My deepest condolences for your loss of Molly. I am sure her loss is especially sad as she grew with you through the formative years.

The largest cockatoo I have that can be handled is a Goffin, far smaller than Molly. May I make a suggestion? If your town has an animal crematory, it may be possible to obtain an image. Most offer a claw imprint in clay that is provided with the urn or cedar chest containing the remains. With an owner's permission, they may allow you to take an image of a suitable imprint.
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Old 08-03-2017, 07:38 AM
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Audrey,

Will this work.

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Audrey,

Will this work.
This should help I found one of the bottom of a foot on line as well. Just not sure exactly how it would look imprinted.

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Quote: Originally Posted by GaleriaGila View Post
Hello. Thank you for sharing.
And thank you for giving me a wonderful idea. May I steal it, please? My bird is 33 this year, and I have long searched and wondered about a suitable tat. Nothing ever seemed quite right, but a foot print... wonderful. Intimate, loving, yet so playful.
May I use your idea?

P.S.
Just right up there on the shoulder, as if left by a perching bird, I think...
Yes you may. Could I ask to see a picture of the print you get to use for the tattoo so I can better envision what details will show up on the print of the foot.
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Old 08-03-2017, 01:28 PM
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Molly sounds so very well loved!
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